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Meet VCU's Authors



James Branch Cabell Library, Multipurpose Room (250)
901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284


Members of faculty and staff in the humanities at VCU have an impressive record of scholarly productivity and are recognized, both nationally and internationally, for their significant contributions to our understanding of the human condition across cultures, throughout the past, and in the present. The Meet VCU’s Authors series invites members of the Richmond community as well as colleagues and students from VCU and other local universities to come and meet VCU's authors as they talk about their recently published books and answer questions about their work.

This event is free and open to the public. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593.


Jan. 25, 2017
7 p.m.–9 p.m.
Brian Daugherity
Author of Keep on Keeping on: The NAACP and the Implementation of Brown v. Board of Education in Virginia
Feb. 22, 2017
7 p.m.–9 p.m.
Tressie Cottom
Author of Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-profit Colleges in the New Economy
April 19, 2017
7 p.m.–9 p.m.
Gregory Kimbrell
Author of The Primitive Observatory


This series is presented by the VCU Humanities Research Center and co-sponsored by VCU Libraries.

Image: Cover, Lower Ed by Tressie Cottom


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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